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745 페이지 - ... companies in other colonies than that in which they have been constituted, and any other matter of general Australasian interest with respect to which the legislatures of the several colonies can legislate within their own limits, and as to which it is deemed desirable that there should be a law of general application...
787 페이지 - That further acquisition of dominion in the Pacific, south of the equator, by any foreign power, would be highly detrimental to the safety and well-being of the British possessions in Australasia, and injurious to the interests of the empire.
305 페이지 - Oranges, bananas, melons, and figs are among the common fruits. The principal agricultural pursuit, however, is stock-raising, and that is the industry for which most of the land is best adapted. About all the land in this great valley is held by private individuals, some owning a hundred and sixty square miles or more each. Among the towns there are two or three with a population of four thousand. From the graphic and excellent work of Captain Burton (Highlands of Brazil), who explored this river...
298 페이지 - It must, therefore, occasion regret to know that the work does not appear to have been very carefully attended to. The minister and secretary of state for the department of agriculture, commerce, and public works, in his annual report, dated...
297 페이지 - Brazil, it has never occasioned that bitter sectional feeling which it caused in the United States. It could therefore have scarcely led to such a catastrophe as it produced in our country. Still, the Brazilians, in taking steps for emancipation, were probably very much influenced by American experience ; the steady and industrious behavior of the freed people in the United States affording an especially powerful argument in favor of liberation. And it appears to me the Brazilians are entitled to...
659 페이지 - ... Chang himself and his Government in the past, all right-minded men, of this and every other country, will decline to accept the general increase in the unchecked growth of the native plant over the larger half of China, away from all foreign influence or competition, as an evidence of the adoption of ' effective measures to enforce the laws against the cultivation of the poppy in China, and otherwise check the use of opium.
406 페이지 - ... are set in motion by steam, horse, wind, or water power, and all parts of the said mills ; molasses; oil cakes, whole or in powder, and other prepared food for cattle and animals...
306 페이지 - It is between these .mountain-ranges that the road winds for sixty miles along the banks of the wide but frequently shallow Parahyba River. The country generally is exceedingly broken and hilly, the hills for the most part being twice as high as the bluffs of the upper Mississippi, and of conical form. They seem to vary from one hundred to one thousand feet in height, and often reach the dignity of mountains.
307 페이지 - The houses are generally one story to two stories in height, the walls of concrete, washed in white, and sometimes blue or green color. The roofs are four-sided and covered with heavy red tiles. The aspect of the villages and towns amid a variety of trees, including, generally, the banana and palm, is, on the whole, cheerful, and the inhabitants, so far as the traveler by railway can judge, are temperate and contented. The houses, or rather huts, of the poor are built of unburnt bricks, are of a...
307 페이지 - ... color. The red soil is just visible between the rows, so that at a distance a plantation has a striped appearance of green and red which is very pretty. After the fruit has been stripped off* and much of the foliage with it, the trees have a slightly bluish tinge. There are some separate...

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